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Dyscritobaeus sulawensis Mineo,O’Connor & Ashe

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family Scelionidae; Subfamily: Scelioninae; Genus: Dyscritobaeus)

 

Dyscritobaeus sulawensis Mineo, O’Connor & Ashe, 2009. Holotype in NMID. Type locality: Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park, 0°34'N, 123°54'E, Sulawesi.

Dyscritobaeus hannibal O’Connor & Ashe, 2011. Holotype in (MSNG) [USNMENT01223044}. Type locality: Maputo, Mozambique. Synonymy by Tortorici et al 2016.

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Male  

Distribution

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Arica, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe. Also Australasian, Oriental, and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Caleca V. & Mineo G. 1995. On the genus Dyscritobaeus Perkins, 1910 (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae).  Boll. Lab. Ent. Zool. agr. "Fillippo Silvestri" Portici 50 (1993): 9-21.

O’Connor, J.P. & Ashe, P. 2011. Three new species of Dyscritobaeus Perkins (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Scelionidae) from Mozambique. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 57(4): 343–349.

Tortorici, F., Caleca, V., van Noort, S., & Masner, L. 2016. Revision of Afrotropical Dyscritobaeus Perkins, 1910 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Zootaxa 4178: 1-59. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4178.1.1

Credits

Photographs © Francesco Tortorici.
 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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